Ruskin Hunt, Ph.D., is a research associate in the Cognitive Developmental Neuroimaging Laboratory. He obtained his doctoral degree in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from the University of Rochester, and currently investigates the neural basis of human learning and memory during development using behavioral, electrophysiological, and functional neuroimaging methods. He is particularly interested in the mechanisms that underlie learning in the absence of awareness and the role such learning mechanisms play in the acquisition of complex behaviors.
Jennifer Wenner, Ph.D., is a research associate in the Cognitive Development & Neuroimaging Laboratory. She earned her PhD in Child Psychology at the University of Minnesota in 1999. Her expertise is in cognitive development and narrative comprehension in early and middle childhood. In the CDN lab she studies the cognitive, behavioral, and neurological consequences of early life stress.